Brill’s New Pauly

Get access
Search Results: | 7 of 95 |

Onuphis
(71 words)

[German version]

(Ὄνουφις; Ónouphis). Town in Lower Egypt and the nome named after it (Ὀνουφίτης), first referred to in Hdt. 2,166 as a settlement area of the Calasirieis, later mentioned by ancient geographers (Plin. HN 4,49; Ptol. Geog. 4,5,22 among others) and in a Coptic list of bishops; presumably in the central Delta near modern Maḥallat Minūf.

Bibliography

A.B. Lloyd, Herodotus, Book II, Commentary 99-182, 1988, 193-4.

Cite this page
Jansen-Winkeln, Karl (Berlin), “Onuphis”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 30 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e831560>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲